A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Lar in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 54.6978° East, 27.1675° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:01:26 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 11:31:26 / March 3, 2020 @ 11:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600088lk. Id of event: us600088lk.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh, Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SSE of Lar, Iran.
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